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Vitamin D and Skeletal Muscle: Emerging Roles in Development, Anabolism and Repair

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This special issue article will focus on morphologic and functional roles of vitamin D in muscle, from strength to contraction to development and ageing and will characterise the controversy of VDR’s expression in skeletal muscle, central to our understanding of vitamin D’s effects on this tissue.

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Girgis, C.M. Vitamin D and Skeletal Muscle: Emerging Roles in Development, Anabolism and Repair. Calcif Tissue Int 106, 47–57 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00223-019-00583-4

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Keywords

  • Muscle
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin D receptor
  • Sarcopenia
  • Development
  • Satellite cells